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Repair of complex unroofed coronary sinus by anastomosis of left to right superior vena cava.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9456144     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
An extracardiac repair technique is described for the anomalously connecting left superior vena cava in complex unroofed coronary sinus syndrome. In this technique, the left superior vena cava is divided distally and is anastomosed to the right superior vena cava in an end-to-side fashion; in addition, the intracardiac anomalies are corrected. The main advantage of this technique consists of avoidance of the various disadvantages of construction of a complex intraatrial baffle.
J A van Son; J Hambsch; F W Mohr
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of thoracic surgery     Volume:  65     ISSN:  0003-4975     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Thorac. Surg.     Publication Date:  1998 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-02-25     Completed Date:  1998-02-25     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15030100R     Medline TA:  Ann Thorac Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  280-1     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Herzzentrum, University of Leipzig, Germany.
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MeSH Terms
Anastomosis, Surgical / methods
Coronary Vessel Anomalies / surgery*
Vena Cava, Superior / surgery*

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